How to travel from Munich to Rome

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from Munich to Rome

You can get from Munich to Rome by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Rome on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMMunich Airport5h55 02:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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1901One-way
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08:50AMMunich Airport5h55 02:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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06:40PMMunich Airport1h35 08:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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05:55PMMunich Airport5h30 11:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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07:00AMMunich Airport4h55 11:55AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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Travel Information between Munich and Rome

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$103 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $103 (€94) • 11 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $154 (€140) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 432 miles (697 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Munich and Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Munich to Rome.

Travel from Munich to Rome: Journey Details

If you want to visit the Eternal City, getting from Munich to Rome is easy. You could take a long, relaxing bus journey through the Alps or arrange a two-stage train trip via Verona. Alternatively, you can book flights from Munich, which take just 1 hour 40 minutes to reach Fiumicino Airport, making short trips to Rome easy to organize.

Return trips from Rome to Munich are also available.

How to get from Munich to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Rome, 50,33% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Munich to Rome and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Munich to Rome

Long distance buses offer a great budget way to reach Rome from Munich, with regular services on offer from Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines and Baltour. Direct buses leave from Munich's ZOB and take around 12 hours to reach Rome's Tiburtina bus station. Departures start at 7:10 a.m. and there are overnight services to choose from as well.

Trains from Munich to Rome

Traveling by train from Munich to Rome is definitely an option, and offers some of the most stunning scenery imaginable. No direct trains are available. However, one good way to reach Rome is by catching a Deutsche Bahn train to Verona and then transferring to a Rome-bound Frecciarossa or Frecciaargento express. All in all, it should take between 9 and 10 hours.

Flights from Munich to Rome

Flying is the most popular and convenient way to get from Munich to the Italian capital. Travelers by plane can choose between services from Alitalia, Lufthansa and Vueling, with early morning, afternoon and late night departures. The journey time to Rome is only 1 hour 40 minutes, and no transfers are needed at any stage. All flights leave Munich Airport and arrive at Rome's Fiumicino Airport, a short train or bus ride from the city center.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Rome

Travel Tips: Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Munich to Rome.
FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from Munich?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Rome from Munich.

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Munich from Rome restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Munich from Rome?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Rome from Munich including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Rome from Munich is by taking a bus with an average price of $103 (€94).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A bus is $50 (€46) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Munich to Rome costing on average $154 (€140).

A bus is $44 (€40) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Munich to Rome costing on average $147 (€134).

The fastest way to get to Rome from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 11 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h   on average.

The distance is approximately 432 miles (697 km) from Munich to Rome.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Rome is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Rome as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Munich to Rome:

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Rome at Rome, Termini.
  • Flights mostly leave from Munich Airport and tend to arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rome by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Munich to Rome tickets on Omio for $103 (€94).
  • Eurowings can get you to Rome by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Munich to Rome for $154 (€140) on Omio.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Nightjet for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Nightjet Munich to Rome tickets on Omio for $147 (€134).

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Munich to Rome.

Looking to extend your trip from Munich to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Munich to Rome usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Munich to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $103 (€94) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $154 (€140) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $147 (€134) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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